Compare 2010 Acura RL vs 2010 Audi A6

2010 Acura RL
2010 Audi A6
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 16 22 $42,469 $46,830
4-Door Sedan Tech Pkg 16 22 $45,715 $50,450
4-Door Sedan Tech/CMBS 16 22 $49,122 $54,250
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4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 3.2L Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 3.2L Premium 18 28 $42,036 $45,200
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 3.2L Premium Plus 18 28 $42,036 $45,200
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Premium 18 26 $46,686 $50,200
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Premium Plus 18 26 $46,686 $50,200
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Prestige 18 26 $46,686 $50,200
4-Door Avant Wagon quattro 3.0T Premium 18 26 $49,578 $53,310
4-Door Avant Wagon quattro 3.0T Premium Plus 18 26 $49,578 $53,310
4-Door Avant Wagon quattro 3.0T Prestige 18 26 $49,578 $53,310
4-Door Sedan quattro 4.2L Prestige 16 23 $55,010 $59,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,469
$42,036
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,830
$45,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$781 / month
$753 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Acura RL offers lots of features and strong safety. Performance takes a backseat in the 2010 RL-but technology and durability certainly don't. The Audi A6 still has elegance and agility in its corner, though 0-60 mph times and rear-seat room continue to lag the competition.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.1 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 41.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.3 36.9
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 37.5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 57.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.1 96.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 63.7
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 111.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 63.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 4.6
Length, Overall (in)
195.7 193.5
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 57.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 15.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x - TBD - - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.4 21.1
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.74
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 39.0
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
NA H7E
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P245/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA H7E
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P245/45R17
Spare Tire Size
NA Full-Size
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4083 3858
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Alluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
NA Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Alluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.1 10.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 380
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
PGM-FI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
271 @ 5000 243 @ 3250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.7L/224 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6300 265 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 28
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.89 2.51
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.53 4.88
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Continuously Variable Ratio
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.70 2.51-0.38
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 NA
Trans Type
5 1
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.49 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Acura RL Audi A6
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Trapezoidal-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 6

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